Support Groups

No one should go through pain and suffering alone. Through the love of Jesus Christ, find help and hope in one of our various support groups.

  • +

    Alcohol-Related
    Support Groups

    We offer several meeting times for anyone struggling with alcohol abuse:

    • Monday Nooners: Mondays, 12:00 pm | Room 264
    • New Hope: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm | Student Center
    • District 42: Every fourth Saturday | 10:00 am | Room 152 (Mosaic Room)
    • New Hope Quarterly: Quarterly | 9:00 am-12:00 pm | Rooms 261-263
    • Al-Anon (For friends and relatives of those struggling with alcohol abuse): Tuesdays | 7:45-9:00 pm | Room 264
  • +

    Breast Cancer
    Support Groups

    This group offers one-on-one support that focuses on the emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of dealing with breast cancer from those who have made the journey.

    Contact: Adult Ministry & Care – Sherry Labate / 630.321.3936 / slabate@cc-ob.org

  • +

    GriefShare
    Support Group

    Despite it being part of life, death is never easy. It hurts to lose someone and it may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future. This 13-week class features video seminars with experts, focused group discussions and personal study and reflection that can help you face your challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

    Contact: Adult Care & Ministry – Sherry Labate / 630.321.3936 / slabate@cc-ob.org.

    January 2—March 27, 2018 - 7:00-8:30 pm

    January 3—March 28, 2018 - 1:00-2:30 pm

               

     

  • +

    Hope and Healing
    After a Cancer Diagnosis

    Meets every Sunday - (5:00 pm-6:00 pm) in Room 261

    A cancer diagnosis can trigger a strong emotional response that often leads to loneliness and isolation. Co-led by Rick Glyman, Pastor of Adult Ministry & Care and Susan Warmerdam, Stage 4 cancer conqueror, these meetings are a place to find hope, guidance, purpose and ultimately healing throughout your treatment.

    Contact: Adult Care & Ministry – Sherry Labate / 630.321.3936 / slabate@cc-ob.org

  • +

    Adult Mental Health First Aid Workshop
    Coming 2018

    Christ Church of Oak Brook
    Classrooms 261-263

    Adult Mental Health First Aid is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. Registration is available through NAMI only.

    For more information go to www.namidupage.org or call 630-752-0066 X218

  • +

    Naomi’s Circle
    Support for Widows

    Meets Every other Friday - 1:00 pm in Room 261

    For all women who have experienced the loss of a spouse, this loving and supportive group offers a time a fellowship and Christian study.

    Contact: Anita Dykema / anita@smartgate.com

  • +

    One Mind One Heart
    Mental Illness Family Support

    Meets every 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month - 7:00 pm in Room 259

    Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. This faith-based casual, drop-in support group is run by NAMI trained facilitators for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

    Contact: Adult Care & Ministry – Sherry Labate / 630.321.3936 / slabate@cc-ob.org

  • +

    Refocus
    Relationship Workshop

    Whether you are recently out of a long-term relationship, divorced, in the process of divorce or contemplating one, you are likely overwhelmed with emotions and not sure how to process it all. This 6-session workshop starts the healing by discussing how to deal with your emotions, exploring ways to communicate and take steps toward forgiveness while encouraging you to consider God’s plan for your future.

    2018 dates coming soon!

    Contact: Joyce McAndrew | 630.321.6761 | jmcandrew@cc-ob.org